Whitemead Caravan Park in Wool, near Wareham is a stunning family run park found in five acres of the most beautiful Dorset countryside. The park offers 95 pitches in total, all of which are level, grass pitches. 76 of the pitches found at Whitemead Caravan Park offer electric hook ups. Additional facilities available for guests to use at Whitemead Caravan Park include heated toilet and shower blocks, a laundrette, and washing up area.
An on-site games room means the whole family can be entertained by playing pool, darts, and table football, while especially for little ones there are two children’s play areas as well as a sports field complete with goal posts. Free Wi-Fi is also available for three hours each day, and an on-site shop stocking camping essentials and groceries ensures guests can find all that they need on site during their stay at Whitemead Caravan Park.
This Dorset campsite is surrounded by acres of mature woodland, offering plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding area, either on your own or with the family pets, if they’ve gone along for the trip, too. Please keep dogs on a lead at all times and walked them off the holiday park site.
There are plenty of things to do and places to visit in Dorset for the whole family to enjoy, close to the site. The River Frome offers plenty of opportunities for picturesque walking as well as fishing, while many activities can be enjoyed in the surrounding woodland and countryside. The park sits on the boundary of the Purbeck Heritage Coast, which itself overlooks the English Channel.
This area offers miles of some of the best coastline anywhere in Europe. We would definitely recommend that you leave your motorhome or car behind at the campsite and explore the coast paths and countryside footpaths by bicycle or on foot. While you are staying at Whitemead you must visit Corfe Castle, one of the most beautiful and iconic ruins to be found in this Heritage Coast area. Corfe offers some great tea rooms, pubs and shops, too.
Visit Poole Harbour and the surrounding area, too. This is one of the most affluent regions in the United Kingdom, and is a great place to walk around and take in the best of the shops and waterfront attractions. Visit Poole harbour and take a boat trip to the naturally beautiful and car-free Brownsea Island. Another day, why not head a little further along the coast to visit the lively resort of Bournemouth, which boasts many tourist attractions and facilities of all kinds and a wonderful golden sandy beach.
A short distance to the west of Whitemead Caravan Park is the West Dorset Heritage Coast – dubbed the Jurassic Coast because it is so popular for its dinosaur fossils. Your holiday is set in the heart of Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit Dorchester, the historic market town, too, which itself is a great place to spend a day shopping and relaxing.
If you head for Weymouth you'll discover that is a more modern town, found eight miles south of Dorchester. This is one of the best seaside resorts in the area. As well as modern attractions there are ancient ruins and much more to explore there. Beyond Weymouth you'll find the world famous Chesil Beach, a shifting strand of pebbles, with Abbotsbury Swannery behind it.
If you fancy travelling further afield from here you will also find ferry services from Poole and Bournemouth to the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands, and Northern France. So this could be a cool stopover or the first or last leg of a longer touring holiday.
Make Whitemead Caravan Park your base for exploring the South Coast of England. With so much beauty and so many activities at your disposal you’re sure not to be disappointed!
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